Archive of posts from July 2012

White Knight Buys Twickenham Film Studios

The successful acquisition of Twickenham Film Studios (TFS) has been completed by Twickenham Studios Ltd. (TSL) it was announced today by Sunny Vohra, Managing Director of TSL.

21 July 2012 | news

Wet Weather Camping

rainy glastonbury

Top Tips and Helpful Hints from “Akela”

“It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.”

DAVE BARRY- AMERICAN WRITER

Any dreams we might have of an idyllic camping holiday under a warm, lazy summer sun have largely been washed away in the recent weather. But for all the inconvenience of relentless rain there is still plenty of fun to be had if you are suitably prepared…and there is nothing so soothing as lying in a tent, comfortable and warm, and listening to the gentle patter of rain on the roof above.

20 July 2012 | around_town

BIBA Journalist of the Year 2012 - Bob Howard

St Margarets local, Bob Howard has won the prestigious BIBA Journalist of the Year award.

20 July 2012 | news

Local Free School Campaign to Continue

The New Local School for Twickenham Steering Group says their campaign for a new parent-driven inclusive secondary free school will continue. Their proposal wasn’t on the Department for Education’s list of 100 Free Schools approved for opening in 2013, but they plan to resubmit their bid in the next round.

20 July 2012 | news

Photos from the 2012 St Margarets Fair

Tea cups

It was wet, but there was a pretty good turnout for the mostly dry afternoon. Well done to all the fair organizers, school volunteers, stall holders and people who visited.

15 July 2012 | news

Event Reminder: St Margarets Fair - 14 July 2012

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11 July 2012 | around_town

Remembered at Last

Bomber command memorial

At 12.00 on Thursday 28th June the Queen unveiled a memorial honouring the 55,573 aircrew of Bomber Command who were killed during WW2 and all those who died in their attacks. On it is written…

11 July 2012 | around_town

Event Reminder: Literature Along the Thames - 15 July 2012

From 1-5pm on Sunday, 15 July 2012, in the newly opened Diamond Jubliee Gardens, The Embankment Twickenham, TW1 (off Wharf Lane)

11 July 2012 | around_town

Event Reminder: RFU Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day - 22 July 2012

On Sunday, 22 July 2012 the Rugby Football Union presents the annual Strawberry Hill Music & Family Fun Day in the grounds of the gothic house on Waldegrave Road, Twickenham. Over 7,000 attended last year.

11 July 2012 | around_town

Please Sign a Petition for a 20 mph Speed Limit near St Marys School

Petition for 20 mph speed limit and other traffic mitigation in the vicinity of St Mary’s School on Strafford Road, Twickenham.

9 July 2012 | around_town

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